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SEC Whistleblower Awards

Facts & Figures

$ 0 m

Balance of Investor Protection Fund From Which Awards Are Paid (as of FY 2016)

$ 0 m

SEC Whistleblower Awards Paid to Date

0

Number of SEC whistleblower submissions in FY2016

Largest SEC Whistleblower Award
More than $30 million

Successful SEC Whistleblowers...

that are foreign nationals: Almost 24%
that were insiders: 65%
that reported their concerns internally: Approximately 80%
that reported anonymously: Almost 25%
that filed jointly: Approximately 19%

Whistleblower Tips

Recieved by the SEC

Year / Amount % increase over prior year
2012 3,001
2013 3,238
7.9%
2014 3,620
11.8%
2015 3,923
8.4%
2016 4,218
7.5%
8%

Since the program was established, SEC whistleblower tips have grown by at least 8% annually.

10%

Since the program was established, SEC whistleblower tips from foreign sources have consistently grown by more than 10% annually.

Whistleblower Tips by

Allegation Type

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Tips Received / Fiscal year
% of Total Whistleblower Tips/Fiscal Year
2013
0
0%
2014
0
0%
2015
0
0%
2016
0
0%
Total: 0
Average: 0%

Whistleblower Tips Received by Geographic Location

U.S. and its Territories

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AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY DC

California

1.8%

of total population
FY2012
300
Total: 2,559 Avg/Year: 511.8
Total: 2,559 Avg/Year: 511.8

Top Whistleblower Tips Received

International

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UK

Canada

Australia

China

India

  • 0

    2012

  • 0

    2013

  • 0

    2014

  • 0

    2015

  • 0

    2016

[ Fiscal Year ]

Whistleblower Tips Received by Country

International

*ALL STATISTICS CURRENT AS OF NOVEMBER 2016 UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED.

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